Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. (Plaza) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to five years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to five years of age. Plaza currently serves over 1,620 children and their families.
Summary of Duties
The Assistant Teacher assists classroom teaching staff in planning, facilitating, and implementing individual and group activities; completing basic records and sharing information with Site Supervisor regarding student progress in planned activities. This position provides assistance with instructing children in activities designed to promote their social, physical and intellectual growth. The Assistant Teacher will also be involved in the planning of individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.
Associate degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a related field is required. Must have a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; and must have a valid CPR/First Aid certification.
One (1) year of experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working in an educational setting with pre-elementary school children is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and (English/ Mandarin) skills are highly preferred.